Heriot Watt University number of students

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Heriot Watt University number of students

The University’s main Edinburgh campus comprises 380 acres of parkland and incorporates the Edinburgh Research Park established in 1971 as the first science park of its kind in the UK. Around 40 companies are currently based on the Research Park. The University’s Scottish Borders Campus at Netherdale in Galashiels is home to the School of Textiles and Design. The Campus is shared with Scottish Borders College. The University’s International Centre for Island Technology based in Stromness, Orkney Islands (Orkney Campus), is part of the University’s School of School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure, and Society.

The Centre concentrates on renewable energy, particularly marine energy. In 2011 Heriot-Watt University won a major international tender to establish a new purpose-built University Campus in Putrajaya, Malaysia. The Heriot-Watt Malaysia Campus will create opportunities for up to 4,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students to study degree-level programmes in science, business, engineering, mathematics and design. Student numbers have been growing rapidly since the first student enrolments early in 2013. The new campus building was formally opened in autumn 2014.

Student population:
On-campus (Edinburgh, Orkney):-
 6,091 undergraduate (including exchange and visiting students)
 1,385 postgraduate taught course
 826 postgraduate research

On-campus (Scottish Borders Campus)
 550 undergraduate (including exchange and visiting students)
 17 postgraduate taught course
 18 postgraduate research

On-campus (Dubai)
 2,468 undergraduate
 1,1226 postgraduate taught course
 6 postgraduate research
On-campus (Malaysia)
 724 undergraduate
 194 postgraduate taught course

Heriot Watt University number of students

One-third of the University’s on-campus students studying in Scotland are from outside of the UK, making Heriot-Watt one of the
most internationally diversified of any UK universities.
Transnational programmes (independent study in 150 countries worldwide or through a network of 53 Approved
Learning Partners (ALPs) and collaborative partners. In HESA reporting year ending 31 July 2015 there were:
 7,650 active matriculated ALP students
 4,783 active matriculated independent (distance learning) students
 Including all active students (registered or not yet registered for full degree programmes) a population of more than 18,000
transnational programme students.